Department of Theology and Religious Studies

Theology: learning; teaching; research

As one of the leading theological departments in the UK we enjoy an international reputation for excellence in research and teaching.

We offer a range of stimulating courses reflecting academic expertise in areas including philosophy of religion and ethics, Christian theology and culture, biblical studies, religious history, Islam and Judaism.

Frances Knight, Head of Department

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Application deadline for 2016 entry: 26 April


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Alison Milbank and Jem Bloomfield appear on BBC debate

Dr Alison Milbank from the Department of Theology and Religious Studies, and Dr Jem Bloomfield from the School of English appeared on the BBC's The Big Questions.

Richard Bell delivers a sermon on Quantum Theory and Reality

Professor Richard Bell of the Department of Theology and Religious studies delivered a sermon on Quantum Theory and Reality at St Mary the Virgin, Nottingham. You can hear the full sermon on Soundcloud.

CoTP Metaphysics Workshop

Book your place on the Metaphysics Workshop5 March 2016 - Humanities BuildingFor a while in the history of both the analytic and continental traditions, 'metaphysics' was regarded as an outdated or even forbidden philosophical discipline. In recent decades, both traditions have seen a revival in the study of metaphysics and, more specifically, a return of 'realist' and even speculative metaphysical theorisation.

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CoTP Workshop - Metaphysics: First Philosophy after the Analytic-Continental Divide

Lenton Grove, University Park
The Centre for Theology and Philosophy (CoTP) in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies hosts a workshop, 'Metaphysics: First Philosophy after the Analytic-Continental Divide'.

Lecture: Muslims in Europe - Opportunities and Challenges

Keighton Auditorium, University Park Campus
Public lecture presented by Professor Akbar Ahmed, Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies at American University, Washington DC and former High Commissioner of Pakistan to the UK, on 'Muslims in Europe: Opportunities and Challenges' at 7pm on Tuesday 24 May in the Keighton Auditorium, University Park Campus.

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Department of Theology and Religious Studies

University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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